The first table below looks at the demand for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 493 364 427
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +63
Contract jobs citing STL 81 186 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.39% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 132 81
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£600 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
STL
UK

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -63 69 £600 +4.34% 25
South East -31 9 £350 +9.54% 8
South West -20 2 - - 1
East of England -22 1 - - 6
North West - - - - 1
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 159 (99.38%) C++
2 96 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 83 (51.88%) SQL
4 81 (50.63%) Linux
5 71 (44.38%) Oracle
6 66 (41.25%) UNIX
7 50 (31.25%) Multithreading
8 48 (30.00%) Python
9 40 (25.00%) Finance
10 37 (23.13%) Derivative
10 37 (23.13%) OO
10 37 (23.13%) Perl
11 34 (21.25%) Fixed Income
12 33 (20.63%) Windows
13 29 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
14 26 (16.25%) Front Office
15 25 (15.63%) Banking
15 25 (15.63%) Shell Script
15 25 (15.63%) XML
16 24 (15.00%) C#
16 24 (15.00%) Degree
16 24 (15.00%) Relational Database
17 22 (13.75%) Credit Risk
18 19 (11.88%) Investment Banking
18 19 (11.88%) Unit Testing
19 17 (10.63%) Regression Testing
19 17 (10.63%) C
20 15 (9.38%) OOD
20 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.63%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) Multicast
2 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.25%) GSM
3 2 (1.25%) UMTS
3 2 (1.25%) 3G
3 2 (1.25%) LTE
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.75%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.88%) ObjectStore
5 10 (6.25%) OLTP
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) KDB
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Subversion
2 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.88%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.88%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.88%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 40 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (16.25%) Front Office
3 25 (15.63%) Banking
4 19 (11.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Military
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 139 (86.88%) Developer
2 126 (78.75%) C++ Developer
3 21 (13.13%) Python Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) UNIX Developer
6 12 (7.50%) C++/C# Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Senior C++ Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Quantitative Developer
7 10 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Software Programmer
10 3 (1.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Programmer
10 3 (1.88%) C++ Programmer
11 2 (1.25%) C++ Team Leader
11 2 (1.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (1.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 25 (15.63%) XML
3 11 (6.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (6.88%) Django
3 11 (6.88%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (6.88%) Twisted
4 5 (3.13%) Qt
4 5 (3.13%) HTML
4 5 (3.13%) .NET
4 5 (3.13%) XSLT
4 5 (3.13%) CSS
4 5 (3.13%) FpML
5 4 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (1.88%) WPF
7 2 (1.25%) MFC
7 2 (1.25%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.25%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.63%) WCF
8 1 (0.63%) SciPy
8 1 (0.63%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.13%) Derivative
2 34 (21.25%) Fixed Income
3 29 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (13.75%) Credit Risk
5 12 (7.50%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (3.75%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.13%) Open Source
7 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.50%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.88%) Physics
10 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.63%) Equities
11 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.63%) Statistics
11 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.63%) Linux
2 66 (41.25%) UNIX
3 33 (20.63%) Windows
4 6 (3.75%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 37 (23.13%) OO
3 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
4 19 (11.88%) Unit Testing
5 17 (10.63%) Regression Testing
6 15 (9.38%) OOD
7 13 (8.13%) Low Latency
8 12 (7.50%) Analytics
9 10 (6.25%) Database Tuning
9 10 (6.25%) UML
10 7 (4.38%) Validation
11 6 (3.75%) Monte Carlo Method
12 5 (3.13%) Software Architecture
13 3 (1.88%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (1.88%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (1.88%) OOP
13 3 (1.88%) E-Commerce
13 3 (1.88%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.88%) TDD
13 3 (1.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (99.38%) C++
2 83 (51.88%) SQL
3 48 (30.00%) Python
4 37 (23.13%) Perl
5 25 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 24 (15.00%) C#
7 17 (10.63%) C
8 13 (8.13%) Java
9 6 (3.75%) VC++
9 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.50%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.88%) VBA
12 2 (1.25%) PHP
12 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) PhD
3 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 71 (44.38%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) Sybase
3 3 (1.88%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.88%) Google
4 2 (1.25%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.63%) 29West
5 1 (0.63%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.63%) Siemens
5 1 (0.63%) Perforce
5 1 (0.63%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.63%) Wonderware
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